Anambra State Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has confirmed in a statement the death of a pedestrian who was crushed by a speeding truck March 6.
According to the report, a pedestrian whose name is identity is yet to be revealed was killed at the noon hour of Friday after he was hit by a truck along Upper-Iweka, Onitsha, in Anambra State.
Confirming the report to newsmen, the State Commander of the FRSC, Mr Andrew Kumapayi noted that the horrible incident had occurred at about 3:20 p.m. on Friday, March 6, 2020, due speed violation by the truck driver.
He further stated that “The fatal crash involving a Mack Truck with registration number DGE352XA was caused by speed limit violation,”
“The truck was said to have lost control after the MCC pedestrian bridge and fell into the adjoining gutter, killing a pedestrian,” he said.
Kumapayi who hinted that clearing of obstruction was ongoing at the scene of the crash, however, admonished motorists to drive their vehicles obeying the traffic rules as regards speed.